Smart Meters

News and insights into latest developments in meter technology, utility deployment plans and the use of advanced metering infrastructure to improve customer service and demand response strategies. The focus will also include trends in wireless or fixed communications such as power line carrier (PLC) or wireless ad hoc networks over Wi-Fi, wireless mesh networks, low power long range wireless (LORA), ZigBee (low power, low data rate wireless), and Wi-SUN (Smart Utility Networks).

Prime Alliance

Introducing end to end IPv6 connectivity with PRIME1.4 PLC standard

PRIME ALLIANCE has released a new comprehensive IPv6 convergence sub-layer with full usage of 6LoWPAN compression layer specification.
Genesis

Reimagining energy with New Zealand’s first advanced gas meters

Genesis will roll out advanced gas meters to its customers from 2020

Getting to Yes: How utilities can secure regulatory approval with NARUC

Nick Wagner, President of NARUC, discusses energy planning and AMI infrastructure and how NARUC helps states create roadmaps for their grid modernization projects.
Standards development

Awards recipients for Outstanding Standards Development announced

The IEEE Standards Association has announced the 2019 recipients of its Outstanding Standards Development Contributions awards.
clean energy innovation

$110 million clean energy innovation venture fund launches

Clean Energy Ventures has closed its first fund, a $110 million venture fund aimed at helping early-stage startups to market advanced energy innovations.
infrastructure

How to maximise the value of the smart grid and data

Aclara has partnered with Utility Dive to help utilities to fully utilise smart grid infrastructure and data to optimise their operations.
energy business

The challenges of the energy business call for new partnerships

Recent years have seen the dynamics on all levels of the energy system skyrocket, and today’s energy business is facing several highly complex challenges.
Con Edison smart meters

Itron’s first recipient of the 2019 Annual Innovator Award

Itron named Con Edison as the winner of the technology company’s first annual Innovator Award.
legislation

From legislation to grid evolution – What’s next for AMI?

Legislation and the evolving grid push utilities towards an increasingly data-heavy environment, driving the demand for communicating meters.
disaster, severe weather

Ed’s note: What keeps you up at night?

What is it that wakes you up at 2 am – heart-pounding and adrenalin pumping? What is your 'Houston, we have a problem' dread?

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